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Reminder: Road to Adventure Show Ends April 24!

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in Events, Member Shows | 0 comments

Reminder: Road to Adventure Show Ends April 24!

Reminder: Road to Adventure Show Ends April 24! If you haven't yet had a chance to visit the gallery and see our exhibit, "The Road to Adventure : Journeys and Experiences in Travel," you're not too late! Our show of travel art and photography continues in the Art Presence Art Center gallery at 206 North Fifth Street in Jacksonville, Oregon every Friday–Sunday from 11am–5pm until April 24, 2016. Art Presence Art Center, Jacksonville, Oregon - The Road to Adventure, April 2016 art exhibit

If you haven’t yet had a chance to visit the gallery and see our exhibit, “The Road to Adventure : Journeys and Experiences in Travel,” you’re not too late!

Our show of travel art and photography continues in the Art Presence Art Center gallery at 206 North  Fifth Street in Jacksonville, Oregon  every Friday–Sunday from 11am–5pm until April 24, 2016.

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Naked Art: No Mats – No Frames – Great Deals!

Posted by on Jan 7, 2015 in Events, Member Shows | 0 comments

Art Presence Art Center will have as its exhibit “Naked Art”, no mats, no frames, great deals. This is something new for Art Presence and the images displayed can be taken home immediately and framed to your liking.

The exhibit opens January 9th and continues through March 1st, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11 to 5 p.m. A reception to meet the artists will be held on January 10th from 12 to 3 p.m.

On February 7 we will celebrate the Chinese New Year’s “Year of the Ram” with many activities in the Art Presence Art Center including a class in the art of authentic Chinese paper folding, Origami.

Artists exhibiting in the show include:

Teatime II, watercolor by Linda Abblett“Teatime II,” a watercolor painting by Linda Abblett, a new member of Art Presence.Steilacoom Ferry, oil painting by Walt Wirfs“Steilacoom Ferry,” oil painting by Walt Wirfs, and

Italian Market, watercolor painting by Anne Brooke

“Italian Market,” watercolor by Anne Brooke.

We hope you can join us for this very special exhibit.

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Small Treasures in November

Posted by on Oct 26, 2014 in Events, Invitational Shows, Member Shows, News | 0 comments

Small Treasures

Small TReasures Angel for November-Devember 2014 art exhibit, by Katharine GraceyOur art exhibit for November and December 2104, Small Treasures, will feature small works priced for holiday gift giving. Created by local artists and Art Presence members, all works will fall within the range of  4″ x 6″ to 10″ x 14″ for the perfect little package that will make their eyes shine!

The show opens November 7 and continues through December 28, with two receptions, the first on Saturday, November 8 from 12–3pm and the second on Saturday, December 6 from 12–3pm after the Jacksonville Christmas Parade. Come meet the artists and shop for one of a kind artistic treasures created by local talent from paintings and ornaments to sculptures.

For this show, your art purchases can be taken home immediately to give you time for gift wrapping and shipping! We will replace sold art with new works to keep the gallery full of small treasures throughout the holiday shopping season. The gallery will be open from 11am – 5pm every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Handcrafted wooden box by Bruce Millbank

Handcrafted wooden box by Bruce Millbank

We are adding an Artist Gift Shop to the front room of our gallery in November! Artists will provide cards, ornaments and small gifts in the shop to add dimension to our offerings and options for  your Christmas gift giving list. Felted wool figures, elegant wooden rattles, and handcrafted wooden trinket boxes like this one by new member Bruce Millbank are just one example of the small treasures you will find in our new gift shop!

We will also be open during the Jacksonville Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on November 28, 2014. We will add more details to this post as they become available.

 

For more creative gift giving options, visit our Art Presence curated exhibits of full sized art:

  • Deanna St. Martin, an Art Presence member, shows her colorful abstract watercolors at the Medford Main Library through March 2015
  • Bill Stanton’s exhibit of impasto oil paintings continues at Pioneer Village through December 10
  • Dirk Siedlecki has filled the display case at the entrance to the Jacksonville Library with photos and artifacts related to Jacksonville’s cemetery and pioneer history, including “Silent City on the Hill” by Bill Miller, the first book written and published about Jacksonville’s cemetery (which would make a great gift for the local history buff on your list!). This display continues through December 18
  • Sue Bennett’s show of paintings in the Jacksonville Library’s Naversen Room continues through December 17

 

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Dia de los Muertos Art Exhibit…Coming Soon!

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014 in Dia de los Muertos Exhibit, Events, Guest Exhibits | 0 comments

Dia de Los Muertos Day of the Dead October 2014 Art Exhibitat Art Presence Art Center, Jacksonville, Oregon Reception October 4, 2014

Save the reception date of Saturday, October 4, 2014, to experience a double fiesta! In addition to many fun Dia de los Muertos activities at Art Presence Art Center and outside on the lawn in front from 1-4pm, our neighbor, Jacksonville Chiropractic Clinic, is cosponsoring the first annual Jacksonville Health Fair to benefit La Clinica. The grounds of Jacksonville’s historic courthouse will be filled with health care vendor booths and their speakers will be presenting in our conference room upstairs from the gallery form 10am – 3pm. Come to Art Presence for a colorful and fun Dia de los Muertos art exhibit and to hear health care wisdom that will keep you from being celebrated for Dia de los Muertos before your time! We will provide further details soon, but for now, please plan to join us for a super fun and informative early autumn Saturday!

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Abstract Colors, November 1-24

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013 in Events, Member Shows | 0 comments

This month we present a member show of abstract works which focus on the use of color in a variety of mediums from traditional 2D visual art to innovative dimensional works. This show runs from November 1 – 24, 2013.

Meet the artists and discuss their work at a reception on Friday, Nov 8 from 5 to 7pm!

See More Art Presence Curated Exhibits:

Jacksonville Library:

Naversen Room, Now through Jan 23:

Oil paintings by Jacksonville artist Tana Domecq-Davis.

Front Entrance Display Case

Now – Nov 14: Exhibit of military memorabilia by Dirk Siedlecki.
Nov 14 – Dec 31: Exhibit  of handmade & tin lithograph toys by Mark Daucher & Katharine Gracey.

Medford Library:

Now – Jan 22: “Image-ination” show of photography by Tom Glassman.

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Art Presence is a nonprofit organization.

The Art Presence Art Center gallery is open every Friday through Sunday from 11am-5pm.  We are located at 206 N. Fifth Street, on the grounds of Jacksonville’s historic courthouse.

Visit us online at art-presence.org

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